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Helpful Educational Web Sites

Helpful Websites for Transfer Success:

1.            Explore different majors and careers

 

a.   http://www.eureka.org/ - information on majors and careers

                  i.  Open free student account by visiting SCC Career Center website

b.   http://online.onetcenter.org/ - information on careers

                  i.  Find Occupations tab

c.   http://www.bls.gov/oco/ - information on careers

                  i.  A-Z index  tab

d.   http://www2.assist.org/exploring-majors/Welcome.do -information on majors

                  i.  Explore Majors tab

 

2.            Choose a major and decide what colleges you want to apply to

 

a.   Search for colleges that offer your major

                   i.   http://www.collegesource.org/ - cover to cover college catalog          

                             Available only through SCC computers

                   ii.  http://www.campusexplorer.com/  - colleges all across the U.S.      

                    ·        Search by major, location, or degree

                   iii. http://www.californiacolleges.edu/ - colleges in California

                    ·        Explore colleges, admissions and financial aid information

                   iv.  http://www.careerinfonet.org/edutraining/ - information on majors

                    ·        Information on majors that are offered at different colleges

                   v.   http://www2.assist.org/exploring-majors/Welcome.do  

                    ·        Explore Majors tab

b.       Decide what college(s) you want to apply to

                    i.   Attend a transfer fair  

                    ·        http://www.sccollege.edu/transfer

                   ii.   Cal State University

                    ·        http://www.csumentor.edu/select/

                   iii.  University of California

                    ·       http://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/campuses/index.html

                   iv.   Private universities and colleges

                    ·        http://www.aiccumentor.com/

                    v.   Out of State universities and colleges

                    ·        Refer to specific campus sites or http://www.campusexplorer.com

 

 

3.            Create a long-range plan with a counselor

 

            a.     Schedule a counseling appointment online or call (714) 628-4800

                     i.   http://www.sccollege.edu/Departments/Counseling/Pages/default.aspx

b.     Research your transfer options

                     i.   UC Admissions Requirements

                    ·     http://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/transfer/requirements/index.html

                     ii.  CSU Admissions Requirements

                    ·       http://www.csumentor.edu/planning/transfer/transfer_tips.asp

                     iii. Private Admissions Requirements

                    ·        http://www.aiccumentor.com/

                     iv.  Transferable courses

                    ·         http://www.assist.org/web-assist/SANTIAGO.html

c.       Schedule to meet with a university rep in D-104 or call (714) 628-  4865

                     - http://www.sccollege.edu/StudentServices/Transfer/Pages/UniversityRepVisits.aspx

 

4.            Gather application materials and attend a transfer planning workshop

 

a.       Visit our website or call (714) 628-4865 for more information

                      i.      www.sccollege.edu/transfer

 

 

5.            Get your applications ready for deadlines

 

a.       CSU application

                      i.     http://www.csumentor.edu/admissionapp/

b.      UC application                     

          i.     http://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/admissions/undergrad_adm/apply_to_uc.html

c.       GPA calculator

                      i.      http://www.sfsu.edu/~gradstdy/gpa-calculator-sfsu.htm            

            d.      Transcripts

                      i.      http://www.sccollege.edu/apps/Page.asp?Q=Transcripts&pro=40   

            e.       Unit converter tool

                      i.      http://www.sfsu.edu/~gradstdy/unit-converter.htm